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    Date: 2022-06-29 10:20:22.981792


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The number of reported asthma cases in the Philippines

Requested from DOH by E. LESONDRA at 10:20 AM on Jun 29, 2022.
Purpose: For Research and Development
Date of Coverage: 01/01/1960 - 01/01/2022
Tracking no: #DOH-639846957288

LESONDRA 10:20 AM, Jun 29, 2022

I would like to request for the number of people inflicted by asthma: 
1. Per region. Including sex and age
2. number of asthma cases per province

Receiving Officer 08:22 AM, Jun 30, 2022

June 30, 2022

Dear Elaiza Mae,

Thank you for your request dated Jun 29, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for The number of reported asthma cases in the Philippines.

We received your request on Jun 29, 2022 and will respond on or before Jul 20, 2022 10:20:22 AM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at, for request with ticket number #DOH-639846957288.

Thank you.


FOI Receiving Officer
FOI Officer

Maker 09:00 AM, Jul 05, 2022

Dear Elaiza Mae LESONDRA

Please be advised that we have endorsed your request to the Epidemiology Bureau for action. Kindly await for their response, thank you

July 6, 2022

Dear Elaiza Mae LESONDRA,


Thank you for your request dated Jun 29, 2022 10:20:22 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for The number of reported asthma cases in the Philippines.

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have the information you have requested. 

We regret to inform you that the Field Health Services Information System (FHSIS) of the Epidemiology Bureau does not collect data on the said request. However, we have data on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Morbidity which can be found at this link:

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Thank you.

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